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Workshops and Classes: iSkills: Getting started in Oxford Libraries

Details and booking

Bodleian iSkills: Getting started in Oxford Libraries

An online introduction to getting started in Oxford libraries, including the latest information on the services and resources available and how to access them. This workshop will feature live demonstrations on how to use SOLO, the University’s resource discovery tool. We will search for a range of material and show you how to get hold of what you want to read. There will be regular breaks for questions.

Objectives - By the end of the session you will be able to

  • Identify which of Oxford's libraries you can use, and what to expect when using them
  • Search SOLO to find printed and online books, journals and other materials
  • Place scanning requests, use the Click and Collect service, and book reading room slots
  • Access help and advice from the libraries on our large range of services in a variety of ways

Intended Audience: All Oxford Library users

Dates and booking

Next date TBA Booking closed

 

Notice of recording

We will record each live online training session for accessibility and inclusivity reasons. The recording will include what appears on the screen, the audio stream, and the content of the chat panel, and will be circulated to all who attended following the session. Sharing the video beyond those who attended the session will be done at our discretion only in response to individual request.

More information

 

Presenters:  Alan Brown; Rachel Childs; Helen Bond

Format:  Online teacher-led presentation with breaks for Q&As and the opportunity for follow up one-to-one help and advice

What you will need:  You will need to provide your own computer with a browser (must be Chrome or Edge) or the Microsoft Teams desktop app installed.  Please read our guidance notes below on 'Using Teams for attending Bodleian iSkills workshops'.  You will need a speaker and microphone. You need to be online with a reliable internet connection.

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Other workshops in the iSkills series